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The 15-member board, which encompasses a mix of multi-channel and Internet pure-play retailers, consists of executives from leading brands. A total of 42 members ran for the nine open Board positions.
Shop.org, the association of e-retailers, has elected its 2001 Board of Directors. The 15-member board, which encompasses a mix of multi-channel and Internet pure-play retailers, consists of executives from leading brands, including Estee Lauder, Target.com, JCPenney.com, Williams-Sonoma and Bloomingdales.com. A total of 42 members ran for the nine open Board positions.
The 2001 board, composed of 11 retailers and 4 associate members, includes:
Retail Members Michael Crotty, VP of marketing for Neiman Marcus online
Cathy David, GM of target.com
Susan Harvey, SVP, managing director for bloomingdales.com
Rich Last, VP of merchandising for jcpenney.com
Sally McKenzie, division VP for Eddie Bauer Interactive Media
Shelley Nandkeolyar, VP e-commerce for Williams-Sonoma
Ben Narasin, CEO of Fashionmall.com
Ed Roth, VP of marketing research for Toysrus.com
Judy Shulman, director of e-commerce and database marketing, EsteeLauder.com
Cathy Taylor, current board member of L`Art de Vivre, CEO and founder of indulge.com/vivre.com
Tracie Temple, VP strategy and business development, hallmark.com
Elaine Rubin, an online retailer since 1992, is the chairman and co- founder of Shop.org, and president of ekrubin inc.
James Vogtle, e-commerce research director with The Boston Consulting Group
Chuck Davis, president and CEO of BizRate
Angela Kapp, president, Angela Kapp Consulting
Shop.org is the association of e-retailers and became a division of the National Retail Federation in January 2001.